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Conservation Biology in Sub-Saharan Africa

John W. Wilson
Richard B. Primack

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1Box 1.1 Conservation Through Public Health: A Case Study 5

2 Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka

3Box 1.2 The Okapi Wildlife Reserve: Protecting Nature and Providing for People 14

4 Rosmarie Ruf & Marcel Enckoto

5Box 1.3 Biodiversity: Can Humanity be Saved? 17

6 Nkengifor Nkeshia Valery

7Box 2.1 Sacred Spaces: A Tradition of Forest Conservation in Benin 30

8 Emile N. Houngbo

9Box 2.2 Why Go Transfrontier? (And Why Not?) 38

10 Tamar Ron

11Box 2.3 Privately Owned Lands for African Conservation 40

12 Graeme Cumming

13Box 2.4 Malawi: No Longer a Weak Link in the Elephant Ivory Trafficking Chain? 48

14 Jonathan Vaughan

15Box 3.1 Finding a Needle in a Haystack: Monitoring Species Using eDNA 66

16 Tammy Robinson and Clova Mabin

17Box 3.2 Golden Mole Conservation Requires a Sound Taxonomy 74

18 Sarita Mareeand Samantha Mynhardt

19Box 3.3 Does Tardy Recognition of a Species Hamper its Conservation? 78

20 Colleen T. Downs

21Box 4.1 Research on Hunting Underpins Conservation in Central Africa 94

22 Katharine Abernethy and Lauren M. Coad

23 Box 4.2 Are Wild Pollinators Important in African Agriculture? 103

24 Abraham J. Miller-Rushing

25Box 4.3 Biological Control Saves the Cassava Crop 107

26 Meg Boeni and Richard Primack

27Box 4.4 Conservation Lessons from the Asian and African Vulture Crises 110

28 Ara Monadjem

29Box 5.1 The Importance of Liberia’s Forest Network to the Survival of 136

30the Pygmy Hippopotamus

31 Mary Molokwu-Odozi and Kathryn Phillips

32Box 5.2 The Conservation and Exploitation of East African Plants 146

33 John R. S. Tabuti

34Box 5.3 Migratory Birds of Africa: The Largest of the Last Great Migrations? 150

35 Abraham J. Miller-Rushing and John W. Wilson

36Box 5.4 Saving Critically Endangered Ground Nesting Birds from Habitat Loss 153

37 Bruktawit Abdu Mahamued

38Box 6.1 Does Oil Palm Agriculture Threaten Biological Diversity 170

39in Equatorial Africa?

40 Abraham J. Miller-Rushing

41Box 6.2 Desert Birds and Climate Change 179

42 Susan Cunningham and Andrew McKechnie

43Box 6.3 Habitat Alteration, Climate Change, and Mosquito-Borne Diseases 190

44 Kevin Njabo

45Box 7.1 Solving Seabird Bycatch Problems: From Theory to Practice 221

46 Ross Wanless

47Box 7.2 Conserving Elephants in the Anthropocene 227

48 David H.M. Cumming

49Box 7.3 Aliens on Islands: Damage and Control 233

50 Peter Ryan

51Box 7.4 Promoting African and Global Honeybee Health 238

52 Vincent Dietemann

53 Box 8.1 Pleistocene Extinctions: Climate Change, Hominin Predation, or Both? 263

54 David H.M. Cumming

55Box 8.2 Swimming Dangerously Close to Extinction: Population Crash 269

56in Lesotho’s Endemic Maloti Minnow

57 Jeremy Shelton

58Box 8.3 Fenced Reserves Conserving Cheetahs and African Wild Dogs 286

59in South Africa

60 Kelly Marnewick

61Box 9.1 The Role of Biodiversity Inventories in the Management of Gorongosa 300

62National Park

63 Marc Stalmans and Piotr Naskrecki

64Box 9.2 Sea Turtle Conservation along Africa’s Atlantic Coast 303

65 Angela Formia

66Box 9.3 Sustainably Harvesting Fruit Bats Through Better Understanding 315

67of Life Histories

68 David T. S. Hayman

69Box 10.1 Using Insects to Monitor Environmental Health 331

70 Rosina Kyerematen

71Box 10.2 Remote Sensing and Spatial Analysis for African Conservation 335

72 Barend F. N. Erasmus

73Box 10.3 Environmental Governance in the Serengeti Ecosystem 351

74 Alex Wilbard Kisingo

75Box 10.4 Sustainable Forest Restoration Using Natural Vegetation 357

76 Samuel Kiboi

77Box 11.1 The Overlooked Role of Behavioural Ecology in the Conservation 378

78of African Mammals

79 Adrian M Shrader

80Box 11.2 Large Predator Reintroductions: A Balancing Act 389

81 Craig J. Tambling

82 Box 11.3 Transfrontier Conservation Areas: Managing Biodiversity Across 398

83International Boundaries

84 Simon M. Munthali

85Box 11.4 Saving the Northern White Rhinoceros with Assisted Reproduction 414


87 Morné de la Rey

88Box 12.1 Insect Biodiversity Helps Solve African Wildlife Crimes 442

89 Martin H. Villet

90Box 12.2 Protecting Elephants in a Hostile Region 444

91 Lorna Labuschagne

92Box 12.3 Thoughts on Poaching and Illegal Wildlife Trafficking 453

93in Sub-Saharan Africa

94 Tamar Ron

95Box 13.1 Mpala Research Centre: A Living Laboratory for (More than Just) 467


97 Anchal Padukone and Dino J. Martins

98Box 13.2 Identifying Key Sites for Conservation in the Albertine Rift 475

99 Andrew J. Plumptre

100Box 13.3 Marine Protected Areas in East Africa and the Western Indian Ocean 481

101 Abraham J. Miller-Rushing

102Box 13.4 Zoning: Something for Everyone in the Forests of Dzangha-Sangha 487

103 Richard Carroll

104Box 14.1 Traditional People and Conservation: Turning the Page 517

105 Abraham J. Miller-Rushing and John W. Wilson

106Box 14.2 Importance of Protected Areas in Cities: Insights from the City 523

107of Cape Town

108 Pippin M. L. Anderson

109Box 14.3 Preserving Biodiversity Through Shaded Agroforestry 528

110 Hervé D. Bisseleua

111Box 14.4 Confronting Human-Wildlife Conflict in Zimbabwe 537

112 Steven Matema

113 Box 15.1 Not Just for War: Drones in Conservation 559

114 Meg Boeni and Richard Primack

115Box 15.2 Supporting Self-Organised Action for Conservation in Africa 565

116 Duan Biggs

117Box 15.3 Tracking Species in Space and Time: Citizen Science in Africa 570

118 Phoebe Barnard

119Box 15.4 The Contribution of Education Towards Conservation in Africa 576

120 Shiiwua Manu and Samuel Ivande


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